Sun River Energy Names New GC

Law360, New York (April 4, 2011, 6:46 PM EDT) -- Dallas-based Sun River Energy Inc. on Friday announced the appointment of James E. Pennington as general counsel and secretary, after sending its former general counsel to manage the company's land department.

As Sun River's general counsel, Pennington will tackle a wide range of tasks, including U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission actions, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, corporate governance and management of outside legal counsel.

Pennington, 51, worked as outside legal counsel for Sun River before plunging into a role as acting general counsel on Jan. 12. He makes the...
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